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Professor Abiola Sanni, double OAU Alumnus (Class of 1989, 1993), elevated Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2021.

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  Abiola Sanni, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, earned his Bachelors and Masters of Law from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1989 and 1993, respectively. He also earned a PhD in Law from University of Lagos in 2010. He started his teaching career in Obafemi Awolowo University as a Junior Trainee Fellow in 1991 where he rose through the ranks before transferring his service to University of Lagos in 1999. He is currently a Professor of Commercial Law in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), and simultaneously occupy the Professorial Chair endowed by Lagos State Government for the Advancement of Taxation and Fiscal Matters in 2016. A past recipient of the highly competitive and prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to attend the International Tax Programme of Beasley School of Law at Temple University in Philadelphia in 2003, Professor Sanni is an accomplished author of several books and Editor-in-Chief of the Nigerian Revenue Law Reports (NRLR) and African Tax Law Reports (ATLR), respectively. He is also a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and International Bar Association (IBA), among others distinguished professor bodies within and outside Nigeria.

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